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Features

Equipment and safety protocols protect agricultural machinery workshop staff from COVID-19.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Inclusive seed business model empowers women from marginalized communities in Nepal.

Capacity development
Videos

A video to be aired on Bangladeshi television shows farmers how to identify the pest and manage a potential infestation.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Women in rural Nepal prosper from training program on soil fertility management practices.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

Technical and business training provides women with opportunities to break barriers and improve livelihoods.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video dramatizes the human stakes of the battle against fall armyworm and shows how techniques developed by CIMMYT and partners are helping farmers beat the pest.

Food security
News

Genomic-wide association study evaluated samples from Bolivia and Bangladesh for blast-resistant genes.

Food security
Publications

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Food security
Features

An early indication of parental lines with potential to tolerate or resist Striga, is showing “light at the end of the tunnel” for farmers battling the nutrient-sucking monster.

Food security
Features

A survey conducted by CIMMYT researchers collected insights from over 200 key value-chain market actors.

Innovation and technology
Features

Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.

Food security
Blogs

The Scaling Up community of practice discusses challenges and opportunities for an improved “new normal” for agriculture, research and development.

Food security
Features

Stakeholders work together to strengthen systems for detecting, mitigating and managing the invasion of the destructive pest.

Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT and partners revise Nepal’s seed science and technology curriculum, so university graduates are better equipped to join the industry’s work force.

Innovation and technology
Features

Web app helps extension agents and farmers monitor the spread of fall armyworm.